Long Beach Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ)

Long Beach Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) is a secured area within the U.S., where merchants can be admitted without the immediate payment of U.S. Customs duties or excise taxes. Importers and exporters can take advantage facilities within the FTZ as an arena in which to conduct international business. Merchandise admitted into the FTZ can be repacked, relabeled, cleaned, sorted, sampled, exhibited, destroyed, processed, assembled, manipulated, or exported, all without paying U.S. Customs duties while in the FTZ.